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EHS Manager

Job Title: EHS Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 86678
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore


Telephone: 021-2066287 / 0860449371

Title: EHS Manager

Who are the client?

Our client, a progressive environmental waste company in the Galway region is seeking an EHS Manager.

What will I be doing as the EHS Manager?
  • Managing health and safety across all company sites
  • Preparing health and safety strategies, developing internal policies in line with organisational health and safety objectives and managing safety audits
  • Conducting accident investigations including drawing up reports/risk assessments for management recommending corrective actions over 3 days report to the Health and safety Authority
  • Developing and implementing effective programs to ensure a 'zero incident' safety culture in the organisation
  • Keeping up to date on all EHS legislation, providing guidance and relaying any changes to management and employees
  • Ensuring a high standard and approach to health and safety compliance across all sites
  • Ensuring the company vaccination programme is to up to date across all sites
  • Responsible for reporting to and dealing with Health and Safety Authority as required
  • Ensuring employee welfare is at a high level
  • Organising, documenting and following-up on medical treatment required for occupational injuries and illness
  • Organising and/or facilitating all ongoing in - house training including manual handling, first aid etc.
  • Conducting Health and Safety Induction for all new hires across all sites.
  • Overseeing all hazardous and non-hazardous waste procedures

What do I need?
  • Third level degree in Environmental/Occupational Health and Safety
  • 5+ years' experience in a similar role preferably in the Waste Management/Recycling sector
  • Chartered member of IOSH is preferable
  • IPPC licence experienced
  • Qualified manual handling instructor
  • Experience with noise measurement and assessment
  • Experience with implementation and management of Emergency Response Systems
  • First Aid Qualification
  • Approachable with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both autonomously or as part of a team.

For further information on this role in Galway please contact Avril on 021 2066287 / 0860462367

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